New Jersey Press Releases
TRENTON, NJ – AUGUST 4, 2023 – Earlier this week, cancer survivors, caregivers and advocates from across New Jersey accompanied the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) to the State House for tips on advocacy and a briefing on the importance of biomarker testing in cancer care.
TRENTON, NJ – AUGUST 1, 2023 – A statement from Jade Bechelli, the Director of Government Relations at the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network in New Jersey, follows on the death of New Jersey’s Lieutenant Governor and the first Black woman to serve as speaker of the state Assembly, She
TRENTON, NJ – JUNE 30, 2023 – This afternoon, the New Jersey Legislature passed the 2023-24 budget—the contents of which are a mixed bag in the fight against cancer. The budget now awaits Governor Murphy’s approval.
TRENTON, NJ – FEBRUARY 27, 2023 – Governor Murphy is expected to release his 2023-24 Executive Budget tomorrow, setting the legislative and fiscal agenda for the year.
TRENTON, NJ – FEBRUARY 12, 2023 – Tomorrow, February 13 the General Assembly will host its first-ever hearing on legislation to close the loophole for casinos in New Jersey’s Smoke-Free Air Act.
TRENTON, NJ – February 2, 2023 –Earlier today, Governor Murphy signed legislation to expand access to preventive colorectal cancer screenings. A-3523/ S-2305 is a vital new law that will eliminate financial barriers to lifesaving screenings.
TRENTON, NJ – DECEMBER 19, 2022 – Earlier today, the New Jersey State Senate joined its Assembly counterpart in approving legislation that seeks to remove financial barriers to lifesaving colorectal cancer screening.
TRENTON, NJ – DECEMBER 15, 2022 – Earlier today, the New Jersey General Assembly approved legislation that seeks to remove financial barriers to lifesaving cancer screening.
Today, the New Jersey legislature passed the state’s operating budget. Included in that budget was an increase of $1.5 million in funding for the New Jersey Cancer Education and Early Detection (NJCEED) program for a total of $5 million.
ACS CAN has released a poll showing by a 2-1 margin NJ voters support permanently prohibiting smoking indoors at New Jersey casinos